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USG Corporation (USG)

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USG Corporation
550 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60661
United States - Map
Phone: 312-436-4000

Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Industrial Goods
Industry:General Building Materials
Full Time Employees:8,900

Business Summary 

USG Corporation manufactures and distributes building materials worldwide. Its Gypsum segment provides gypsum and related products to construct walls, ceilings, roofs, and floors of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings, as well as for various industrial applications. It provides gypsum panels; and joint compounds, corner beads, joint tapes, and plasters for wallboard joints finishing under Sheetrock brand. This segment also offers cement board under Durock brand; backerboard that includes abuse-resistant interior wall panels, tile backer boards, and flooring underlayments under Fiberock brand; poured gypsum flooring systems under Levelrock brand; roof boards under Securock brand; and air-water barrier system and industrial gypsum under ExoAir 430 brand. In addition, this segment provides construction plaster products under Red Top, Imperial, Diamond, and Supremo brands; and gypsum-based products for agricultural and industrial customers. The company’s Ceilings segment offers ceiling tiles under Radar, Eclipse, Mars, and Halcyon brands; and ceiling grids under Donn, DX, Fineline, Centricitee, Identitee DXI, Curvatura, and Compasso brands. Its Distribution segment operates as distributor of gypsum wallboard and other building materials; and offers products of other manufacturers, including drywall metal, insulation, roofing, fasteners, and exterior insulation finishing systems. The company’s USG Boral Building Products segment manufactures, distributes, and sells various building products; mines raw gypsum; and sells natural and synthetic gypsum. It offers its products under the USG Boral Sheetrock, USG Boral NextGen, Elephant, Jayaboard, Durock, and Donn DX brands. The company distributes its products through building materials dealers, home improvement centers and other retailers, specialty wallboard distributors, and contractors. The company was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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Corporate Governance 
USG Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of May 1, 2016 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 7.
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Key Executives 
Mr. James S. Metcalf , 58
Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
Mr. Matthew F. Hilzinger , 52
Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. Dominic A. Dannessa , 59
Chief Operations & Innovation Officer and Exec. VP
Ms. Jennifer F. Scanlon , 49
Exec. VP, Pres of International and Pres of L&W Supply Corp.
Mr. Brian J. Cook , 58
Chief Admin. Officer and Exec. VP
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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